After an all-night gun battle between the Taliban gunmen and Pakistan`s military that left at least 30 people dead, including 10 militants, at the VIP terminal (1) of country`s busiest Jinnah International Airport in Karachi which is also the financial hub, was reopened for business on Monday evening.
The main opposition Pakistan People`s Party on Sunday demanded a military operation against militants in the country`s northwest, saying the government`s efforts to engage the Taliban in peace talks has produced no results.
It began innocuously enough -- two men on a motorbike delivered a plain brown envelope to the home of Mohammed, an Islamabad businessman. But the contents plunged him into a terrifying three-month nightmare.
Pakistan military on Sunday strongly condemned as "irresponsible and misleading" the remarks by Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hassan for declaring the slain Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud as a "martyr" and sought an apology.